1)Â Work across the university as well as with the full national academic, private and public enterprise to address fundamental climate issues, appropriate responses to climate change including renewable energy and economic issues related to climate change and risk from severe weather events
2) Coordinate, lead and support authors for the National Climate Assessment
3) Communicate internally with U. Chicago and federal agencies on progress of NCA
4) Guide discussions of uncertainty and cross-chapter language for NCA
5) Communicate with private sector, NGO's and scientists on process and results of NCA
6) Assure scientific rigor and completeness of NCA documents
1) Strong statistical, communication and writing skills
2) Deep understanding of public-private-academic relationships to assure appropriate roles for each, particularly with respect to weather and climate issues
3) Expertise on trend detection and interpretation of historical information
4) Project management skills in public, private and academic
1) PhD or equivalent in geophysical sciences
1) Experience in international assessments of climate issues, including impacts
2) Expertise on trend detection and interpretation of historical information is required
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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